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Severe Storms in the North Plains; Critical Fire in the West to Plains; Heavy Rain in the Deep South

A cold front moving across the Northern Tier will produce severe storms. Significantly damaging winds, very large hail, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible, especially in Montana. Widespread critical fire weather conditions are forecast from the Central Great Basin into the High Plains. A broad low pressure system in the South will produce heavy rain with potential for flash flooding. Read More >

Bardwell Dam (Ellis County)

32º 16' N 96º 38' W

461 ft

30 Year Normals (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
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Maximum (°F) 57.2 61.2 68.2 76.2 83.5 90.6 95.2 96.1 89.2 79.5 68.1 58.8 77.0
Minimum (°F) 34.1 37.9 45.9 53.7 63.0 69.9 73.1 72.8 65.3 54.3 44.9 35.8 54.2
Precipitation (in.) 2.72 2.96 3.68 2.92 4.45 4.05 1.90 2.25 3.13 4.30 3.25 3.13 38.74
Degree
Days
Heating 601 437 272 89 9 0 0 0 8 74 281 552 2323
Cooling 1 5 25 88 264 458 594 603 376 133 26 4 2577
Monthly Precipitation
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
2020 1.93 6.11 6.12 4.49 5.02 2.94              
2019 2.90 2.39 1.43 7.02 7.04 8.30 0.10 0.93 1.84 5.17 0.85 0.66 38.63
2018 0.63 5.42 2.41 1.61 4.09 1.26 1.52 6.10 5.34 12.32 3.25 4.70 48.65
2017 2.33 2.40 1.75 4.25 2.09 5.53 1.99 3.29 0.68 1.94 1.63 1.96 29.84
2016 0.80 2.53 5.76 5.62 5.91 6.35 1.74 9.66 0.28 0.49 4.46 1.22 44.82
2015 3.85 3.76 4.20 7.04 13.36 2.86 0.00 2.89 1.10 14.41 8.21 7.68 69.36
2014 0.82 0.88 1.21 2.03 7.18  5.71 0.59 2.18 0.73 3.13 2.50 0.87 27.83
2013 5.16 1.17 1.33 3.90 3.53 1.16 3.63 1.03 5.17 6.78 3.64 2.11  38.61
2012 4.30 4.21 1.16 2.01 2.46 1.62 3.85 3.38 4.67 1.69 0.63 1.90 31.88
2011 3.49 2.51 0.19 2.87 2.69 2.20 0.06 0.12 2.19 2.70 2.23 5.88 27.13
2010 4.48 3.16 5.98 2.66 2.87 0.79 2.53 2.27 8.64 1.84 2.50 1.41 39.13
2009 1.13 0.95 7.99 5.29 3.48 1.62 3.63 1.47 8.09 13.71 1.53 2.34 51.23
2008 1.03 1.10 5.42 6.54 2.75 0.32 0.85 5.07 2.53 1.31 2.02 2.71 31.65
2007 4.17 1.52 9.13 1.37 10.10 11.88 3.67 0.27 3.82 0.87
1.73
2.08
50.61
2006 3.52 2.54 4.22 2.13 1.54 2.32 1.45 1.40 2.64 6.62 1.76 2.99 33.13
2005 5.40 2.10 1.21 3.21 2.86 1.11 3.09 3.37 2.22 0.12 1.31 0.17 26.17
2004 2.21 2.82 2.11 6.58 1.07 8.19 1.53 3.00 0.09 6.50 6.73 1.01 41.84
2003 0.48 4.79 1.04 1.37 2.68 5.19 0.38 2.81 5.56 3.72 0.93 1.10 30.05
2002 1.10 2.08 2.65 1.44 4.33 2.22 1.99 1.08 2.24 4.46 0.73 5.83 30.15
2001 3.48 6.13 6.63 0.72 4.06 1.71 2.28 1.89 5.14 4.26 3.05 7.71 47.06
2000 1.79 1.87 6.98 2.91 5.97 7.49 0.30 0.08 0.43 2.95 9.83 3.42 44.02
1999 5.26 0.28 1.66 2.69 3.93 1.95 0.12 0.38 1.26 2.16 0.33 3.16 23.18
1998 5.05 3.08 2.95 1.13 0.29 0.69 0.74 5.23 7.95 8.07 8.85 4.90 48.93
1997 2.41 6.58 4.13 6.79 2.49 4.67 0.87 5.44 0.03 4.59 2.52 6.93 47.45
1996 0.76 0.34 0.99 3.30 0.32 1.28 2.99 5.44 2.89 1.64 4.82 1.76 26.53
1995 5.20 0.62 4.21 8.14 6.72 4.28 4.27 2.56 1.66 0.24 0.47 1.19 39.56
1994 0.93 4.31 2.91 3.00 4.20 3.28 1.23 0.70 2.87 8.04 3.98 6.43 41.88
1993 2.77 4.10 3.44 4.91 2.47 4.03 0.00 1.02 3.22 12.57 2.25 1.30 42.08
1992 4.04 5.40 3.96 2.12 6.64 4.24 3.76 1.58 3.56 0.77 5.59 4.81 46.47
1991 4.38 3.43 1.08 2.70 4.77 2.77 2.97 4.43 4.40 5.10 2.40 9.03 47.46
1990 8.53 4.29 8.06 3.60 7.14 2.35 2.07 3.38 2.39 1.80 3.94 1.64 49.19
1989 2.58 3.37 2.81 2.93 7.84 4.88 2.56 2.77 2.10 1.33 0.74 0.54 34.45
1988 0.66 2.78 3.40 1.47 1.85 2.56 2.26 0.90 4.26 1.15 3.88 2.98 28.15
1987 1.48 4.97 1.61 0.93 8.76 7.01 1.34 0.11 2.73 0.43 6.03 3.94 39.34
1986 0.16 3.79 0.86 2.09 9.94 6.59 0.51 2.33 4.66 6.04 4.75 2.17 43.89
1985 3.08 2.17 3.98 3.91 1.46 2.46 2.84 0.66 3.18 10.94 3.91 2.71 41.30
1984 1.40 2.71 3.78 0.65 2.29 2.27 0.91 0.00 0.79 8.69 3.10 7.88 34.47
1983 0.31 4.66 3.22 0.06 5.46 6.15 1.93 3.80 1.31 1.49 2.41 0.83 31.63
1982 1.18 1.74 1.92 1.80 8.89 3.61 0.67 0.78 0.29 1.64 3.35 2.89 28.76
1981 1.45 1.12 3.34 1.00 6.42 13.71 2.52 3.27 1.36 5.27 2.24 0.15 41.85
1980 3.58 1.53 2.44 4.76 4.20 0.34 0.86 0.52 4.19 0.54 1.62 2.33 26.91
1979 3.17 2.43 4.57 2.41 11.74 1.03 2.70 2.81 3.14 1.37 0.72 4.11 40.20
1978 1.32 3.52 2.22 0.64 4.60 0.05 2.29 2.59 4.05 0.59 5.56 1.81 29.24
1977 2.37 3.52 3.81 3.99 0.63 1.97 0.94 2.24 2.01 0.88 2.92 0.45 25.73
1976 0.06 0.66 2.99 4.88 7.51 3.38 5.47 0.02 10.44 4.13 0.56 2.26 42.36
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1975 1.75 2.82 2.77 3.47 7.56 2.57 3.03 0.73 2.63 0.97 1.25 1.99 31.54
1974 3.61 0.97 1.04 1.90 6.05 1.68 1.26 5.56 5.04 10.00 5.46 2.11 44.68
1973 3.90 2.26 3.85 9.23 2.15 7.83 5.72 0.42 4.86 5.26 1.70 0.61 47.79
1972 2.67 0.20 0.56 2.42 1.65 2.22 1.30 0.79 4.02 4.92 3.35 1.31 25.41
1971 0.13 1.53 0.62 2.17 2.37 2.70 6.26 2.25 1.08 6.96 2.27 5.27 33.61
1970 0.89 5.52 5.44 3.54 1.29 1.60 0.50 1.23 6.57 7.32 0.59 1.00 35.49
1969 0.46 4.03 5.51 3.12 9.23 0.85 0.06 0.81 4.49 5.94 1.24 3.83 39.57
1968 3.52 2.13 2.90 3.91 9.14 4.20 0.86 0.44 3.20 1.03 4.60 2.60 38.53
1967 0.36 0.79 1.09 2.90 5.52 1.41 3.41 0.52 7.43 12.19 3.69 4.28 43.59
1966 1.85 2.18 2.14 11.97 2.94 1.22 2.99 2.93 2.70 1.10 0.25 1.33 33.60
1965   1.98 7.94 2.12 0.45 0.95 6.73 1.32 3.92 1.96 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann